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Hood’s election year suits against little oil companies suspect

By: Magnolia Tribune - June 13, 2007

The Clarion-Ledger Editorial, 6/13/7

Isn’t it convenient that “crusading” Attorney General Jim Hood’s accusations of post-Hurricane Katrina price gouging against seven small Mississippi oil companies weren’t ready to make public until smack dab in the middle of campaign season?

Let’s see – Hurricane Katrina hit Mississippi on Aug. 29, 2005. That it took Hood the better part of 18 months to find post-Katrina price gouging where federal investigators found none is intriguing.

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